Photo credit: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Bobby E. Mills, PhD Two thousand years ago Jesus walked along the shores of the Galilee Sea proclaiming a higher calling; asking individuals to form a community, spiritually acknowledging and embracing the reality of God. “And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and
Photo credit: Chantilly Baptist Church By Bobby E. Mills, PhD American society is in a state of Presidential moral-leadership-confusion and free-fall, because of the spiritual breakdown of nuclear family units. Moreover, the basic moral foundation of America’s democratic Constitutional institutional structure is threatened by the love of power, money, and sex (PMS). As a result,
By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – St. John United Methodist Church-Downtown has emerged into one of the most socially conscious and culturally diverse religious facilities in the city. From an initial membership of nine established in 1992, St. John’s has seen over 32,000 members to date. Having no prior religious background, Pastor Rudy Rasmus and
Source/Photo credit: Provost Studios The Our Mother of Mercy Parish (Rev. Rodney Armstrong, S.S.J., Pastor) celebrated 25 years of service as they honored Deacon Charles J. Allen, Sr. and Deacon Cornelius Llorens; on their ordination as Deacons in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Twenty-five years ago The Most Reverend Joseph A. Fiorenza ordained Deacons Allen and
By Rebecca S. Jones Photo credit: Priscilla Graham Photography HOUSTON – Proverbs 13:22a declares, “A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children…” Some fathers choose to leave an inheritance of material wealth, some choose to leave none at all. Although not perfect, Pastor T. Leon Preston, II has strived to live a life
By Chelsea Davis-Bibb Photo credit: Provost & Associates Since 2010, Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Acres Homes, has given out 119 scholarships to their graduating seniors to help give them a head start on their education endeavors. This year was no exception. Under the leadership of Pastor, Dr. Edwin Davis, Galilee was able to award
HOUSTON - I love magic shows. I enjoy watching magicians use various skills to deceive our eyes into believing some random object is floating in midair, has changed colors, or disappeared. My favorite skill to watch is sleight of hand.
Pastor Davis became the proud pastor of Galilee in December of 1987, and since then, this amazing church has continued to reach greater heights under his leadership. The anniversary service was very uplifting, spirit-filled, and celebratory as Pastor James C. Carrington, Jr. from Willing Workers Baptist Church was the guest minister of the hour.
I am often quick to remind such people, “God did not give us diabetes or high blood pressure, but they exist.” Many people live with physical ailments like diabetes and high blood pressure and if these ailments go untreated, they become life threatening.
For six decades, Bishops, Pastors, Elders, Ministers, Christians and Friends from the state of Texas and beyond have come both far and near to convene on these two days to be empowered and enlightened on theological insights and ecumenical fellowship.